Prof Mark Burry receives AO


Good Design Australia congratulates Professor Mark Burry on receiving an Order of Australia (AO) for services to architecture.

The Council of the Order of Australia has recognised Professor Mark Burry in the 2018 Australia Day Honours list.

Melbourne-based architect and educator Mark Burry was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for “distinguished service to spatial information architecture as an academic, researcher and author, and as an innovator in the application of digital manufacturing and construction methods.”

New Zealand-born architect Mark Burry was appointed the Foundation Director of Swinburne University’s Smart Cities in March 2017. He was also executive architect and researcher at Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família basilica in Barcelona from 1989 to 2016.

Mark was previously Professor of Urban Futures at the Melbourne School of Design, Professor of Innovation and Director of the Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory and Founding Director of the Design Research Institute at RMIT University.


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